Weekly Planner, Dec. 23, 2012
Monday, Dec. 24
Grand Junction Outing Club, hike Monday, Serpents Trail Holiday Walk, followed by hot cider and holiday cookies at the trailhead; cross-country skiing Thursday; hike Knowles Canyon, Glade Park, Saturday, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Christmas Eve dinner, noon–4 p.m., The Atrium of Grand Valley, 3260 N. 12th St., for ages 55 and older, complimentary meal co-hosted by Comfort Keepers, harp music 1:45 p.m., RSVP 256-0006.
Tuesday, Dec. 25
Wednesday, Dec. 26
Holiday Cup of Cheer open house, 1–3 p.m., The Commons of Hilltop, 625 27 1/2 Road, festive open house with snacks, warm beverages, guided tours, information, gifts and gift basket drawing, 243-3333.
Local Senior Heroes, featuring “Pearl Harbor,” 2 p.m., The Atrium of Grand Valley, 3260 N. 12th St., holiday cookies, cocoa and cider available, RSVP 256-0006.
Eating Disorder Group Therapy, noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, River of Life Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, 210-1879.
Anime Club, 3 p.m., Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, talk about favorites, get recommendations, practice drawing skills, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
Mesa County Child Protection Team, 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Western Slope Center for Children, 259 Grand Ave., 241-8480.
American Girl Club, 4:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.
Grand Valley Woodcarvers Club, 6 p.m. first and third Wednesday of each month.; 1 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 523-8773, 257-1549, 245-8817.
Macho Men, (Men Against Cancer Helping Others), 5-6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, at Java City Coffee Shop, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., entrance 26, 244-2351.
GrandParents Count, 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, The Resource Center, 1129 Colorado Ave, 244-3838.
Look Good, Feel Better, 1:45–4 p.m. last Wednesday of each month, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., register 254-5581.
Alateen meeting, 3–4 p.m. Wednesdays, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1425 N. Fifth St.; 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St.
TOPS 82, Take off Pounds Sensibly, 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Northeast Christian Church, 2001 Patterson Road, 242-8546.
Thursday, Dec. 27
Fruita MOPS, 9:30–11:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Canyon West Worship Center, 456 Kokopelli Blvd. No. G, first meeting free, $7 per meeting, refreshments, crafts, child care, 858-2447.
Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Gem and Mineral Clubhouse, 2328 Monument Road, 243-1030.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary No. 595, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 523-0950.
Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays; noon Tuesdays; noon and 8 p.m. Thursdays; 9 a.m. Saturdays, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, 263-4496.
Weight Watchers meetings, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. Fridays, 104 Orchard Ave., WeightWatchers.com.
Talk of the Town Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Business Incubator Center, 2591 Legacy Way (B 3/4 Road), all welcome, 244-1625.
Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction, noon Thursdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 270-6162, http://www.kiwanis-gj-org.
Mending Hearts Support Group, adult grief support group for those grieving the death of a loved one, 2–3:30 p.m. Thursdays, Historic Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 254-0891.
The Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Harris Suites, 619 Main St., 210-6723.
Business Network International, 7 a.m. Thursdays, DoubleTree by Hilton, 743 Horizon Drive, 260-0084.
Warrior at Heart Ministry men’s breakfast, 6 a.m. Thursdays, The Christ Center, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., 434-6297.
TOPS 209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30 p.m., meeting 6 p.m. Thursdays, Turkish World Outreach Building, 508 Fruitvale Court, 434-7860, 434-7928, http://www.tops.org.
Friday, Dec. 28
NOOK HD & HD+ Club, 6–8 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.
Masonic Lodge 173 A.F. and A.M. Stated Communication, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0120.
Reformers Unanimous International, faith-based addiction program, 7 p.m. Fridays, 1600 Ute Ave., 985-0350.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Redlands Mesa Golf Course, 2299 W. Ridges Blvd., 255-7000.
Saturday, Dec. 29
Cars ‘n Coffee for auto enthusiasts, 8–10 a.m. Saturdays, Spoons Bistro and Bakery, 3090 N. 12th St., all types of vehicles welcome, benefits the Hospice program, http://www.grandvalleyknights.com, 462-6762.